We are pleased to give notice of the next three-day conference organised by the Digital Humanities department at the University of Basel: “Digital Practices. Reading, writing and evaluation on the web”. The conference will take place online, November 23–25, 2020.
Among the contents:
November, 24 – 14:30 – Discussion of limits and opportunities lying behind the operationalization of literary theory’s concepts, by Simone Rebora (Distant Reading Story World Absorption);
November, 24 – 16:50 – Detection of correlation between held belief and social condition in the analysis of two survey-based datasets, by Charles Lassiter (Big Data and Naturalized Social Epistemology: a New Frontier for the Digital Humanities);
November, 25 – 11:00 – Building of a database organizing information (names, dates, locations, parental relationships) extracted by means of HTR (Handwritten Text Recognition) provided by Transkribus, by Amanda C.S. Pinheiro (Extracting Data from Baptismal Records through Coding);
November, 25 – 15:30 – Topic Modelling techniques applied to short textual units at sentence and paragraph level and analysis of evaluative discourse, by Philipp Dreesen and Julia Krasselt (Evaluations of the Quran in Right-Wing Populist Media. Metapragmatic Sequence Analyses With Topic Modeling).
All talks will be given via Zoom.
The registration is open to all who are concerned > Free registration.